There is no way to determine how long alcohol remains detectable on the breath. Smelling the breath is not a reliable indicator of the level of alcohol in the system, according to law enforcement findings. More »

The EtG test can detect alcohol in urine up to 3 days or longer after heavy alcohol consumption. If only a few drinks were ingested, then this test can detect alcohol in urine for up to 2 days, according to the Medical U... More » Health

The human body breaks down alcohol at the average rate of about 0.6 fluid ounces of pure alcohol per hour, says the National Health Service. This rate varies due to a variety of factors including age, weight and sex. More » Health

The HGB blood test is often ordered as a check of overall health or during the diagnostic process if a patient complains of shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness or fatigue, according to Mayo Clinic. In addition, the ... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

A dry mouth can be caused by a variety of factors that include medication side effects, dehydration and medical conditions such as diabetes, with symptoms that include excessive thirst, foul breath and dry throat, explai... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

The H. pylori urea breath test detects the presence of H. pylori, a bacteria that causes ulcers in the duodenum and stomach. The test measures the amount of exhaled carbon dioxide in the breath of the patient after swall... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Tips for correctly using a volumetric exerciser include having the patient breathe normally, inhale slowly and hold his breath long enough, states the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus. A volumetric exerciser k... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging